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Attending Junior College? Make sure you’re a qualifier!

Rick Allen, Co-Founder of Informed Athlete

Reading our newspaper the other morning, an article in the sports section mentioned that a local high round baseball draft choice had recently signed a letter of intent with an area Junior College.  He’s keeping his options open, may play there for one year, and have the opportunity to be drafted again in 2012.   […]

NCAA Freshman Eligibility Certification

If you are a incoming freshman athlete and are planning to participate in an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program this fall, you will need to finalize eligibility and amateurism status to be eligible to compete as a freshman. To obtain final amateurism certification: 1.  Log onto

Campus Visits 101

One of the most important decisions that a college athlete recruit will make is which college scholarship offer to accept.  The best way to learn about a college or university and the baseball program, that you are interested in or that that is recruiting you, is to visit campus.  From the standpoint of NCAA rules, […]

Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid Issues

While some people believe that college athletes who receive athletic scholarships receive “full-ride” scholarships, the truth is that no athletic scholarship covers ALL of the costs of attending college, and that athletes in the majority of sports programs receive “partial” athletic scholarships.  A “full” athletic scholarship covers the following costs of college:  tuition, certain course-related […]